In the last 24 hours, two broadcast nets yanked three new series off the air –ABC’s 666 Park Avenue and Last Resort, and CBS’ Partners. Though low ratings typically justify the premature deaths, that’s little consolation to viewers who connected early to the programs (or in this case, at least one of them).… Continue reading Canceled shows: Does your outrage matter?
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A diver is at the receiving end of worldwide outrage — and even death threats — after he caught a giant octopus and took it home “for dinner” when it was still alive and kicking.
Dylan Mayer, 20, a self proclaimed “octopus catcher,” caught the eight-armed animal in Puget Sound off the coast of West Seattle and despite furious onlookers taking pictures and hurling abuse… Continue reading Outrage And Death Threats Against Diver Who Dragged Huge Live Octopus From Ocean For 'Dinner'
The only truly shocking thing that could have happened at Comedy Central’s Roast of Roseanne is if no one came away deeply offended.
This, after all, is the woman who enraged an entire baseball stadium (and afterward, much of the country) two decades ago with her brutal performance of The Star-Spangled Banner, and she most recently… Continue reading Outrage Alert: The meanest, most corrossive jokes from Comedy Central’s ‘Roast of Roseanne’
When Steve James’ “The Interrupters” failed to make the Academy’s shortlist of eligible documentaries this year, fans of the acclaimed feature recalled the similar upset when James’ landmark “Hoop Dreams” failed to dent Oscar’s consciousness back in 1994. It’s clear to many documentary fans that something has been wrong for years with a selection procedure that often fails to recognize work by the likes of James, Werner Herzog, Frederick Wiseman… Continue reading Oscar's New Documentary Rules Spark Outrage
A few full body photos of Tom Hardy as Bane in The Dark Knight Rises have hit the net thanks to Just Jared and the revelation of the hulking character’s big screen costume has set blogs and Twitter alike ablaze with an almost overwhelmingly negative response. But you know what? Screw that noise. Not only are these unofficial, context-free photos, but… Continue reading Bane's Costume in 'The Dark Knight Rises' Leaks Online, Internet Follows Outrage Pattern Accordingly